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year despite a weaker environment, and that has given exports a boost. >> exports are the backbone of the german economy. they continued to grow last year, albeit at a slower rate. companies are proceeding with caution. they are cutting investment amid uncertainty about what the new year will hold, especially for the eurozone. in 2011, the german economy grew by 3%. that figure dropped to 0.7% last year. the economy even contracted in the final quarter. the government is poised to cut its own forecast for 2013 to just 0.5%. that is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the jobs market. the unemployment rate is expected to see just a small rise this year. >> for, let's cross over to a frankfurt -- to frankfurt. not necessarily the greatest news for those without a job, but there was good news for the german tax man. >> absolutely. the government has been able to reach its budget plans earlier than expected. the new debt load has been lower than expected, and this has been very good news, although the government also lowered its forecast for the economy, but here at the financial m
-start cartilage growth. >> it really helps the cartilage, the new cartilage grow by providing an environment where the cartilage feels comfortable and feels like they can produce actual cartilage instead of scar tissue. >> dr. larry gold studied a small group of patients with damaged cartilage. most of them tried the new hydro gel. patients still had to undergo an outpatient procedure allowing tiny holes to be drilled in their bone beneath the cartilage. the hydro gel was applied. as a result healthy cartilage grows instead of scar cartilage. >> you have a repair that is more like the native cartilage. it will last longer. it will perfeorm better, the patient will be able to tolerate more weight bearing activity without pain. >> reporter: because the cartilage can last five years instead of one or two with the current approach, the new procedure may spare patients from undergoing a second cartilage repair or knee replacement surgery. larger studies are now need ed o determine if hydro gel is safe long term and if it is, it could be available to patients in just a few years. the fda must also appro
't forget the fax machine, printer, your keyboard, your telephone. and if you sneeze in an environment like this, you can infect everyone. >> that quickly? >> that quickly. >> reporter: so why is it so much worse this year than last? doctors say the virus appears to mutate. >> as we get one type of immunity, it will change and develop another kind of flu virus that can be easier to spread and potentially more serious. >> reporter: this mutating flu still spreading fast. tom costello, nbc news, bethesda, maryland. >> dr. tanya benenson is our chief medical officer here at nbc. tanya, you were telling me before air you have handed out about 1,000 inoculations just to our employees here in new york. you're reporting a lot of first-timers this year. but to that question, is it too late to get the inoculation? >> it's not too late. we still hear the flu is spreading. if the flu is spreading, new people are getting the flu and that could be you if you haven't had it. it's definitely not too late. it takes two weeks to kick in so the earlier the better, still can get one. >> people who hear this e
's not what they get. they get dance in a totally different environment. >> reporter: the group began in a totally different environment 22 years ago with founder emilia rudolph. where did the idea come from? what was the genesis of this? >> one day clinging to a cliff in the sierra looking out at the vast view, i asked this question -- what would it be like to dance here? what would that mean? >>. >> reporter: it meant combining amelia's love of dance -- >> you open it as awe step back. >> reporter: with her then-boyfriend peter mayfield's passion for rock climbing. >> we eastern were connecting around how rock climbing and dance were very similar. >> double double, double two loops. >> reporter: for 22 years now, they have used the tools of rock climbing to scale their stages. in mexico that stage was the site of the oldest cathedral in the country. >> and stop. perfect. >> reporter: executive director thomas cavanaugh oversees the performance. safety always comes first. >> locked, two bolts -- >> reporter: after months of advance work and a week of intend rehears
deficits, and also to deal with our trade deficits, and create an environment where the businesses can grow in the united states. the most important thing is we come together with a comprehensive solution, not just working one piece or the other, but a comprehensive solution where we can start to grow the economy again for everybody. >> but the order in which we do things matters. first, raise the debt ceiling, allowing america to pay for its bills that it already racked up. then come up with a longer term plan that could put us back in fiscal good health. america's ability to meet its obligations should not be held hostage to an agreement on spending cuts. >>> retail sales went up by half a percentage in december. cars saw the biggest gain, jumping 1.8% at dealerships. other stores that see sales go up during the holiday season, like clothing and electronics, barely saw gains. while sales are expected to increase in 2013, it is slow going for now. for one thing, americans are getting a little less in their paycheck, now that the payroll tax holiday has ended. and a little less money means
unemployment rate, none of which reflect a good economic environment. our goal is to have economic growth and create jobs. that's what we were elected to do. bill: we've seen in other states, florida for years, texas as well. what you would do is you would tax things that are currently not being taxed by the state, such as certain legal fees, accounting fees, spa services, and food. ultimately what would you get out of it? >> well, you have to look at some serious points. consumption-based sales and use tax very broad based on both goods and service efs is s is a very good economic driver as compared to the negative effect of income taxes which is a detriment to economic growth and jobs. what we believe is to expand the sales tax basin to goods and services, that is something that would absolutely create business activity, and therefore income and gdp growth and with that we were going to get rid of completely the negative taxes, which would be income taxes, both personal and corporate, and what that does is it will create jobs. bill: okay, now we -- i know you believe it's got a pretty g
a catastrophic event and when these things happen, you need to look at policy and adapt to the environment. the important thing is to find a couple of items and be for it rather than saying we are against everything. backing the nra position which is more guns in schools. that is not a republican position. that would cost $5 billion to do. >> par do get republican support here on back ground checks. 87% of democrats and a lot of republicans support that. a lot on news controls and 38% democrats. you go beyond that and almost every other issue and the assault weapons ban. the semi automatic weapons and sales on the clips. a minority of republicans support all those issues. >> the items listed on that list and things that the republicans are talking about. they have nothing to do with the second amendment and my point is don't wait for the democrats to come out and respond to it. they have a republican plan and we both live on planet earth here. >> politically speaking, what would happen. >> the republican from texas stands up and said okay, let's support these gun control issues. >> i think
but the politicians in washington who created this hostile environment. rather than talking gun education they are touting guns are bad and the people that own them are bad people. stuart: when you were outed as someone who is bad because you got a gun. >> i am not a sexual predator, not a felon but i am on this list like a felon or sexual predator would be on and you have to be extra cautious. coming back to gun laws the national debate washington about background checks, westchester county a pistol permit, 60 day waiting period co. a written tests, take classes, i did everything. these are the most responsible gun owners in the country and it was locked up because those guys are responsible gun owners who couldn't get to the gun. stuart: always a pleasure. you come back and see us and see how this plays out. thank you. the highlight reel is next. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 you should've seen me today. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 when the spx crossed above its 50-day moving average, tdd# 1-800-345-2550 i saw the trend. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 it looked really strong. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 and i jumped right
in zimbabwe in a very stressful environment and so my primary driver is fear. my urge is to protect. when i make decisions, my first thought is, how do i protect myself, that is the overwhelm g overwhelmingly largest segment of society driven by fear. next is happiness. next is commitment the reason we wrote the book, people do not think about their emotions. when they make the same mistakes over and over it's because emotions are making a decision when it comes to money. >> i want viewers to go to the website here. this is the quiz to determine your money mind. it is mymoneycode.com here. >> this has to go to honest conversations. >> fascinating. >> honest conversations with an "s." our team took it, most of the team spend money and save money and motivation is fear just like you said. i took the quiz, as well. and the results were 43% fear, 43% happiness. that's how i determined how i spend or how i save. what is that saying. >> a balanced approach. what it says is that you -- that you're very -- it's very unusual, by the way. >> really? >> overwhelmingly, 85% of people have a dominance
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